Internships are paid or unpaid work experiences aligned with your academic path. For Health Services majors, many programs require clinical internships or practicums at local hospitals or other healthcare facilities.
Daniel utilized the services of the Career & Co-op Center frequently and found the experiences quite useful. Currently, he is a Manufacturing Associate at Lonza Biologics.
Because of the Career & Co-op center… I was able to confidently navigate my professional life from the very beginning.
Yonnie felt more confident because the staff of the Career & Co-op Center took a look at what she was involved in and gave her positive feedback.
Raised in a rural area in central Massachusetts, Brianna Dowse was unsure about living in a city like Lowell. But once she was accepted into the Exercise Physiology and the Doctorate of Physical Therapy programs, she took the leap and has never looked back.
Being from a different country, Prachi's career portfolio was very different from the one required in the US. The services provided by the Career & Co-op Center helped her customize her portfolio for the industry she wanted to apply to.
Jacob Solomon is as well-rounded as they come. The honors English and math major is assisting with research in a biology lab.
Because of the Career & Co-op Center…I was prepared to pursue and achieve my goal of obtaining a job related to my field and that involves children.
Ralph found an internship outside of the school that he was very interested in and wanted to make himself appealing for the program. He asked for the help of the Career & Co-op Center to refine his cover letter.
Casey O’Neill didn’t originally want to follow in her parents’ footsteps and study accounting at UMass Lowell. Now that she has, she couldn’t be happier with her decision.
Rajia Abdelaziz wants to run her own smart jewelry company – a goal that’s well within reach thanks to a research co-op and involvement with the Society of Women Engineers.
Honors College graduate Dan Muise is launched on an academic research career, thanks to a pair of B.A.s in economics and political science, lots of faculty support and several undergraduate research grants.
Honors student Adeja Crearer is equally comfortable in front of a television camera or behind one. She’s combining a journalism concentration in English with minors in digital media and political science to prepare for a career in news.
English major Abi Martinez plans to work in college admissions, with a focus on recruiting minority students. She’s gotten both work and academic experiences on campus that will help her toward her goal.
Ryan MacInnis built a strong relationship with the career and co-op center early in his academic career that quickly turned into work opportunities.
Nutritional sciences major Catherine York seems to excel in all that she does.
Through two co-ops and two internships, Samantha Hamel discovered her true professional calling — and landed the job of her choice before graduating.
Research and community are important to Steven Jacek. Fortunately, he’s found opportunities for both on campus.
Matthew D’Angelo loves to solve problems—and he’s great at explaining how he does it. That’s why he’s majoring in math and enrolled in the UTeach program.
The Honors College offered Peter Larsen a chance to explore outside his major, giving him a true liberal arts education and changing his career plans. Then DifferenceMaker helped him realize his dream of providing unique and inexpensive prosthetic hands to kids.
Tyler Farley has found much to satisfy his appetite for politics on campus and off, from serving in student government, to campaigning for Marco Rubio, to attending the Republican National Convention and more.
For Salmaan Kapadia, giving back to the community has been a life-long endeavor that's rooted in family.
For this sound recording technology grad, it’s all between the ears.
Because of the Career & Co-op Center Steffan was able to feel confident at the Career Fair and was able to land an internship.
Transfer student Amanda Murray started in UMass Lowell's clinical laboratory sciences, moving to community health, where faculty helped guide her and provide internship opportunities in her area of interest: occupational and environmental health.
Kristen Racamato forged her path at UMass Lowell, earning a degree in fine arts with a graphic design concentration.
Because of the Career & Co-op Center, I have been able to fine tune my interview skills, revamp my resume, and got my dream job in the field of business analysis and project management.
Nicholas Gates took advantage of every possible opportunity at UMass Lowell, including a semester abroad in Belfast that led to his decision to attend grad school in Denmark.
Brandon attended two Career Fair Prep Workshops, used the CareerLINK resources available online, and found five companies he wanted to speak with at the Career Fair.
A co-op scholarship led to a job at Lowell Telecommunications Corp., and then a job at the university’s TV studio for English major Aaron King. Now he’s got all the skills he needs for a career in video or television production.
Because of the Career & Co-op Center…I was able to land an internship at a courthouse where I am working side by side with an attorney.
By balancing her graphic design studies with a four-year field hockey career and a wealth of leadership roles, Kelly Freitas '16 graduated with America East Woman of the Year honors.
Kreg Kaminski's experience at UMass Lowell in the Biology department and UTeach Program is being put to good use at Lowell High School.
Qiana Curcuru loves UMass Lowell for its opportunities. The honors student is president of the campus chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, has done a professional co-op at iRobot, has taught and interned at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and done research with two professors on campus.
Shelby Creamer gained the clinical experience, faculty support, good grades and passion that made her shine, helping the nursing student land a coveted "externship" with Mayo Clinic.
Amanda Robinson considers Jacquie Moloney a true role model. As a UMass Student Trustee, Robinson got to help her mentor become elected Chancellor of UMass Lowell.
Sean Cloran used his Co-op Scholarship to study ecology and to map sources of water pollution in Peru. He also got to hug a baby sloth.
Sarah Herrick’s studies and many internships prepared her for a job working with troubled teens.
Just as the University experienced its own transformation, so did Michael Boyer who started as an exercise physiology major, changing to community health after taking epidemiology and community health courses.
Sean Jordan is living his dream working for the New England Patriots as an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist.
Mechanical engineering major Yehya Merhi discovered his passion as a co-op for medical tech company Atrium Medical. Now the Lebanon native wants to make it a career.
Steffan Jackson combines his business studies with his passion for community service to create Make-A-Change, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids in hardship situations.
Because of the career and co-op center… I had my resume reviewed by professionals which helped me get a job as an intern in the office of the United States Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Kellsie Howard has managed to achieve a lot in her first two years in the Manning School of Business, including organizing a DECA competition, starting two clubs and working as a co-op at Putnam Investments.
Abigail Hans becomes the first student to represent Manning School of Business’ Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at the international business honor society’s Global Leadership Summit.
Marlon Pitter came to UMass Lowell from Connecticut because of the campus’ diversity, urban environment and strong music program.
Through her internship with CTSS, Nicolette and 4 others students developed and launched an award-winning non-profit Countering Violent Extremism program.
Because of the Career & Co-op Center… I was able to effectively prepare myself academically as well as professionally and learn key skills to build a strong foundation for myself.
For Jacob Gomes '13, playing rugby in his sophomore year was the turning point that changed his life.
Ayah Awadallah is starting an online magazine for young American Muslim women caught between American culture and the tenets of their faith.
Through a summer internship in Holly Yanco’s lab, Mike entered the creative, team-building world of robotics that thrives here on campus.
An exchange semester at the Czech Technical University led to a two-month internship in Prague for electrical engineering major Gregory Ensom.
Matilda Matovu discovered a passion for public health during a summer program at The Washington Center that included an internship with a public health advocacy group.
With the help of the Career & Coop Center, Andrew was able to get a software engineering intern position at Garmin Aviation in Kansas City.
Nina Petropoulos landed a job with a Lowell nonprofit after a service-learning internship, thanks to her strong writing and website development skills.
Peace and Conflict Studies major Jenna Kapp has taken advantage of nearly every opportunity that’s come her way on campus. Now she’s finding more abroad.